Monday, August 17, 2020

android kotlin - Get battery percentage programmatically

MainActivity.kt

package com.example.jetpack

import android.content.BroadcastReceiver
import android.content.Context
import android.content.Intent
import android.content.IntentFilter
import android.os.BatteryManager
import android.os.Bundle
import androidx.appcompat.app.AppCompatActivity
import kotlinx.android.synthetic.main.activity_main.*


class MainActivity : AppCompatActivity() {

    // initialize a new broadcast receiver instance
    private val receiver:BroadcastReceiver = object: BroadcastReceiver(){
        override fun onReceive(context: Context?, intent: Intent?) {
            intent?.apply {
                textView.text = "Current battery charge\n$currentBatteryCharge%"
            }
        }
    }

    override fun onCreate(savedInstanceState: Bundle?) {
        super.onCreate(savedInstanceState)
        setContentView(R.layout.activity_main)

        // initialize a new intent filter instance
        val filter = IntentFilter(Intent.ACTION_BATTERY_CHANGED)

        // register the broadcast receiver
        registerReceiver(receiver,filter)
    }
}



// extension property to get current battery charge percentage from intent
val Intent.currentBatteryCharge:Float
    get() {
        // integer containing the maximum battery level
        val scale = getIntExtra(
            BatteryManager.EXTRA_SCALE, -1
        )

        //  integer field containing the current battery
        //  level, from 0 to EXTRA_SCALE
        val level = getIntExtra(
            BatteryManager.EXTRA_LEVEL, -1
        )

        // return current battery charge percentage
        return level * 100 / scale.toFloat()
    }
activity_main.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<androidx.constraintlayout.widget.ConstraintLayout
    xmlns:android="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res/android"
    xmlns:app="http://schemas.android.com/apk/res-auto"
    xmlns:tools="http://schemas.android.com/tools"
    android:id="@+id/constraintLayout"
    android:layout_width="match_parent"
    android:layout_height="match_parent"
    android:background="#EDEAE0"
    tools:context=".MainActivity">

    <TextView
        android:id="@+id/textView"
        android:layout_width="0dp"
        android:layout_height="wrap_content"
        android:fontFamily="sans-serif-condensed"
        android:gravity="center"
        android:padding="32dp"
        android:textColor="#0014A8"
        android:textSize="35sp"
        app:layout_constraintBottom_toBottomOf="parent"
        app:layout_constraintEnd_toEndOf="parent"
        app:layout_constraintStart_toStartOf="parent"
        app:layout_constraintTop_toTopOf="parent"
        app:layout_constraintVertical_bias="0.25"
        tools:text="TextView" />

</androidx.constraintlayout.widget.ConstraintLayout>